Monthly Archives: September 2012

{The Fiscal Cliff} Insights on the economy and ice skating…

As I was reading my google alerts tonight, news popped up about financial planning and a term I had never heard before suddenly had me baffled. There’s a “fiscal cliff” looming over the U.S. and it has many financial planners worried for the January 1st deadline. I contacted my good friend and financial guru, Nicole…

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{Sing It} Finding Your Voice

  Today’s viral video is features a young woman singing karaoke in a grocery store. Ordinarily, I would have listened to the first few moments and clicked onto another screen, but the more I heard this young woman sing, the more I knew that this was something that mattered. We’re always waiting for someone to…

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{If I Should Have A Daughter} Spoken-word brilliance by Sarah Kay

  “If I should have a daughter, instead of “Mom,” she’s gonna call me “Point B,” because that way she knows that no matter what happens, at least she can always find her way to me.And I’m going to paint solar systems on the backs of her hands so she has to learn the entire universe before she can say, “Oh,…

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{Why?} Answering my daughter’s questions about death…

We were walking through a store when my sweet daughter looked at my face and said, “Mommy, you’ll never die, right?” The lady across the aisle smiled at me when I struggled to explain, (again) to my almost seven-year-old that while my love for her will never, ever cease, our bodies do.  It was when…

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{A&F} The loss of a brand or a new beginning in the clothing industry?

“Abercrombie’s biggest weakness is that it is all about Mike,” stated analyst Robert Buchanan from A.G. Edwards and Sons. According to the Huffington Post, retail giant Abercrombie & Fitch is closing 180 stores by 2015.  Upon hearing the news, I began to slowly imagine a world without the lawsuits, their sexual indoctrination on our youth…

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{Uterus Slaves} Are we trading ethics for biological children?

“It is up to the child to remember us,” she says. “We will remember the child for the rest of our lives.” – Indian Surrogate Mother What do Piperlime, India and Surrogacy all have in common? Read on…. We are now outsourcing childbirth, to India. Reproductive Tourism, or Fertility Tourism is the practice of traveling out…

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